Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, April 15, 2020
The presidential palace in Lima, Peru. Peru's COVID-19 linked emergency proposal to suspend the collection of toll fees has raised some level of concern among investors. (Photo: Peru Government)
Mélida Hodgson, Jenner & Block; Ian Laird and Eduardo Mathison, Crowell & Moring; Miguel López Forastier, Covington & Burling and Jennifer Permesly, Skadden. (Latinvex collage)
Coronavirus crisis likely to boost Latin American arbitration and litigation cases.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent impact on companies, Latin America is expected to see an increase in arbitration & litigation cases, experts say.
“With COVID-19, and the business disruption it represents, I definitely see the potential for a noticeable uptick in disputes, particularly in commercial cases,” says Mélida N. Hodgson, Head of the New York International Arbitration Practice at Jenner & Block.
Skadden Partner Jennifer Permesly agrees. “We are likely to see a new emergence of ...
Law Firm Keywords: Covington & Burling, Crowell & Moring, Jenner & Block, Skadden
Other Keywords: Arbitration & Litigation, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Corruption, Cuba, Guatemala, ICSID, Mining, Odebrecht, Peru, Venezuela